FNJ condemns anti-press incidents

The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) – an umbrella organisation of journalists across the country – has condemned the incident of bomb detonation targeting the home of journalist Rudra Subedi, Nepalgunj Bureau Chief of Rajdhani daily, in Nepalgunj-16 on June 27.

At a time when journalists across the country are facing a sequel of physical attacks, the incident of bombing nearby the house of journalist again has raised more questions regarding the law and order situation of the country, the FNJ demanded the government identify and book the guilty and have all the activities gagging freedom of press stopped in the country.

Likewise, FNJ denounced the incident of misbehave with and seizing mobile from Anil Upadhyay, correspondent for News24 Television in Maitidevi of Kathmandu on Sunday while he was on the way to home after completing his works at office.

The FNJ drew its attention on the words ‘We will not spare journalists’ uttered by the miscreants while stopping journalist Upadhyay, reads the alert issued by FNJ.

Source: RSS